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2014-05-23 12:21:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hikers can pick their pace and path through Pennsylvania's bountiful outdoors when Hiking Week 2014 begins on Saturday, May 24, offering participants a variety of organized hikes across the state. "Pennsylvania Hiking Week is a great time to explore the commonwealth's numerous hiking trails," said Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti. "Whether you like to hike alone or with a group, spring...

2014-02-06 16:21:59

Not a Steward for Pristine Forest: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Cited for 246 Violations from 2009-2013; Water Pollution Record Ranks 7th Worst Among 600 Operators in Pennsylvania PITTSBURGH and WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A plan by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for major drilling and development of natural gas in Pennsylvania's unspoiled Loyalsock State Forest should raise major caution flags given the company's long list of pollution and compliance problems over...

2011-07-01 09:59:00

Outings Planned for All Interests, Abilities at Popular Annual Event HARRISBURG, Pa., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rugged beauty of the Sproul and Susquehannock state forests again will be showcased for hikers and other visitors when the three-day "Prowl the Sproul" series of hikes steps off Friday, July 22. Marking its eighth year, the increasingly popular hiking program links forest visitors with guides from the Bureau of Forestry, Keystone Trails Association and local...

2011-05-18 09:53:00

Statewide Event to Feature More than 100 Hikes from May 28 - June 5 HARRISBURG, Pa., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hiking Week 2011 will step off on Saturday, May 28, offering participants more than 100 organized hikes statewide. "A wealth of healthy hiking activities is again being offered to all ages and abilities thanks to the cooperative efforts of the co-sponsoring Keystone Trails Association and our bureaus of state parks and forestry," said acting Department of...

2010-05-19 08:41:00

Goal of 100 Hikes Set for Statewide Event, May 29-June 6 HARRISBURG, Pa., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amid Pennsylvania's bountiful outdoors, hikers will be picking their pace and path when Hiking Week 2010 steps off Saturday, May 29, offering participants at least 100 organized hikes across the state. "Thanks to the cooperative efforts of the co-sponsoring Keystone Trails Association and our bureaus of state parks and forestry, numerous healthy hiking activities are being offered...

2009-06-24 10:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Keystone Trails Association again are jointly sponsoring the sixth "Prowl the Sproul" hiking adventure from July 17 - 19 in the Pennsylvania Wilds in Clinton County. "With thousands of acres of mountainous, unspoiled beauty, Sproul State Forest District offers the perfect venue for hikers all ages and abilities to hit the trails," said John Quigley, acting secretary of DCNR. "For...

2009-05-05 10:56:00

Organizers Set Goal of 100 Hikes During Statewide Event, May 23-31 HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Urging Pennsylvanians to embrace healthy lifestyles while enjoying the outdoors, organizers of Hiking Week 2009 are offering participants a chance to pick their path and pace in at least 100 hikes when the statewide event begins Saturday, May 23. "Hiking enthusiasts across the state, especially the co-sponsoring Keystone Trails Association and our bureaus of state parks and...


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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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